Crawfish Boil

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  • Live Crawfish
  • Seafood Boil
  • Bay Leaves
  • Cayenne Pepper
  • 2 Onions
  • 2 Lemons
  • 2 Cloves of Garlic (skins removed and
  • Half Stalk of Celery
  • Sausage
  • Red Potatoes
  • Whole Fresh Mushrooms
  • Corn Cobbies (usually 2 per person)


  1. Prep veggies:
    • Wash celery and cut into thirds.
    • Rinse potatoes and mushrooms.
    • Cut sausage into bite size pieces.
    • Cut garlic and lemons in half horizontally.
    • Quarter onions.
  2. Rinse crawfish several times until the water runs clear.
  3. Fill large stock pot about 60% of the way with cold, fresh water and turn on burner.
  4. Add all seafood boil, cayenne and bay leaves.
  5. Squeeze juice from lemons into the pot and then throw the remainder of the lemon in as well.
  6. Add onions, celery and garlic to pot and bring to a boil.
  7. Add potatoes and cook for approximately 5-7 minutes.
  8. Add sausage and mushrooms and cook another 2 minutes.
  9. Add corn and cook for 5 minutes.
  10. Add crawfish and bring pot back to a boil.
  11. Once the pot begins to boil turn off the heat and soak up to 30 minutes tasting in 5 minute intervals for desired amount of spice.
  12. Remove from the pot onto a large table covered with newspaper or plastic tablecloth and enjoy!


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Crawfish Boil